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Jim Henson's lovable Muppets return to the small screen in this mockumentary-style series that follows their personal and professional lives.

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Series cast summary:
Dave Goelz ...  Zoot / ... 17 episodes, 2015-2016
Eric Jacobson ...  Fozzie Bear / ... 17 episodes, 2015-2016
Bill Barretta ...  Pepe the King Prawn / ... 17 episodes, 2015-2016
Peter Linz ...  Various / ... 17 episodes, 2015-2016
David Rudman ...  Janice / ... 17 episodes, 2015-2016
Matt Vogel ...  Floyd Pepper / ... 17 episodes, 2015-2016
Steve Whitmire ...  Kermit the Frog / ... 17 episodes, 2015-2016
Julianne Buescher ...  Yolanda the Rat / ... 17 episodes, 2015-2016
Bruce Lanoil Bruce Lanoil ...  Additional Muppet Performer 12 episodes, 2015-2016
Mike Quinn ...  Additional Muppet Performer 12 episodes, 2015-2016
Tim Lagasse Tim Lagasse ...  Additional Muppet Performer 10 episodes, 2015-2016
Michelan Sisti ...  Additional Muppet Performer 10 episodes, 2015-2016
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Storyline

The Muppets return to prime-time with a contemporary, documentary-style show. For the first time ever, a series will explore the Muppets' personal lives and relationships, both at home and at work, as well as romances, breakups, achievements, disappointments, wants and desires. Written by Production

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Changing the tv manscape. See more »

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Comedy | Family

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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 July 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Muppets See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Stereo

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16:9 HD
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Some viewers were shocked to hear Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog broke up for the 2015 series, but older fans may not be surprised. On May 4, 1990, Jim Henson's last appearance was on The Arsenio Hall Show (1989) season two, episode one hundred forty-four, "Episode #2.144". When asked about Piggy, Jim puppeteered Kermit and had Kermit say that things between himself and Piggy were not going too well, and that her celebrity lifestyle was contributing to them drifting apart. Jim died afterwards on May 16, 1990. The new 2015 show starts off its first episode by showing viewers Kermit had a last straw moment because of her celebrity lifestyle and Kermit broke up with her. See more »

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This is lame

When I read all these mothers were offended by the show, I thought they were being typical dogmatic fans who worship at the altar of nostalgia. However, I have to agree with the mother's to an extent. I'm not offended by the grittier style of the humor. In fact, I like it for the most part. I love the one camera comedy style, giving it a sense of The Office meets Spinal Tap. But what I don't like about this show is...IT'S BORING. None of the Jokes have been funny (except for Fozy's subplots. Those are kinda cool. But only just...)

The current voices for the Muppets are TERRIBLE! I can do a better imitation of Kermit than Steve Whitmire, and all the various characters just sound off. (The Swedish Chef sounds like he's grunting after gargling whiskey, like if Zakk Wylde is playing him , and who ever the hell is playing professor honeydew isn't even trying). What's worse, is the portrayal of Miss Piggy. She's just mean. Sure, she was always overbearing, and wouldn't take anyone's crap...but she was never vicious. Kermit has been emasculated some how in the recent films and this show. He's a total push over. In the original series and movies, he was a bold leader who wouldn't stand down to anything, even if it meant hurting some feelings. (Of course, he'd then sing a song about what a jerk he was with the guest star, and eventually things would work out. I mean, he wasn't a brute)

I hope this show doesn't last so they can think about their actions and provide me with higher quality shows and movies. The last two movies were excellent (sans Kermit's wimpy attitude), and I had high expectations. I understand, it's not easy being Green. But for god sake, the Muppets have been around for a long time. They're old schoo' pros. They're not green anymore.


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